The photographs below document the earliest days of Mary McLeod Bethune's school. The images depict the Daytona Normal and Industrial School students in front of their school, at their barn, in sewing and needlework classes, and washing laundry.
These photographs depict different aspects of the Daytona Normal and Industrial School. Teachers will prompt students to recall prior knowledge about Bethune. Students will use prior knowledge to describe what they believe a day at the Daytona Normal and Industrial School would look like. Students should then write about what they learn from analyzing the photographs.
SS.4.A.1.1: Analyze primary and secondary resources to identify significant individuals and events throughout Florida history.
SS.4.A.6.3: Describe the contributions of significant individuals to Florida.
Examples may include, but are not limited to, John Gorrie, Henry Flagler, Henry Plant, Lue Gim Gong, Vincente Martinez Ybor, Julia Tuttle, Mary McLeod Bethune, Thomas Alva Edison, James Weldon Johnson, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.
SS.4.A.8.1: Identify Florida’s role in the Civil Rights Movement.
SS.912.A.3.12: Compare how different nongovernmental organizations and progressives worked to shape public policy, restore economic opportunities, and correct injustices in American life.
SS.912.A.7.7: Assess the building of coalitions between African-Americans, whites, and other groups in achieving integration and equal rights.
LAFS.4.RI.1.1: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.